Q&A – Meet Glenn Boothe, Talent Buyer/Marketing Director @ Motorco

Q&A – Meet Glenn Boothe, Talent Buyer/Marketing Director @ Motorco

Located in North Carolina, Motorco distinguishes itself by having a separate restaurant and bar that caters to its own crowd on any given night. Glenn Boothe is the Talent Buyer and Marketing Director at the venue. His favorite part of working at an independent venue is putting together live events that create unique social experiences…

Arts Council England announces £1.5million budget to support grassroots live music

Arts Council England announces £1.5million budget to support grassroots live music

We are incredibly excited about this fantastic announcement by Arts Council England. We will release more details over the coming weeks and months about how we will be supporting this brilliant new fund for venues. Arts Council England announces £1.5million budget to support grassroots live music Arts Council England has announced a new ring-fenced budget…

IVW Documentary with Radiohead’s Phil Selway – Crowdfunding Campaign

IVW Documentary with Radiohead’s Phil Selway – Crowdfunding Campaign

Even before the first ever Independent Venue Week had taken place, we  had approached no end of production and film companies. We had a vision about making a documentary all about the amazing characters, up and down the country, that own and run these venues. We met with apathy or radio silence. For five years. And…

US Venues: Independent Venue Week calls for American venue submissions

US Venues: Independent Venue Week calls for American venue submissions

American Independent venues are welcome to apply to participate in 2019’s US edition of Independent Venue Week here. “I’ve spent a lot of time in independent venues around the world, on stage and as the fan in the crowd. No matter if you’re a superstar or underground act, these places bring music to the people…